Tag Archives: SOuth African Tourism

Easing the visa process

Aspiring to grow and build a strong relationship with India, Sisa Ntshona, CEO, South African Tourism wants to work on removing the existing barriers between the two countries, including the visa-regime. Amrita Ghosh from Durban India is an extremely important market for South Africa, believes Sisa Ntshona, CEO, South African …

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Digitalisation takes centre stage

The Outbound Tour Operators Association of India (OTOAI) is set to organise its fourth annual convention in Cape Town, South Africa from August 11-14, 2018 on the theme ‘Digitalisation – The Way Forward’. Amrita Ghosh & Simranjeet Singh Arora The Exceutive Committee of OTOAI led by its President Mahendra Vakharia …

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In line with ‘on’line training

Tourism representative offices of various countries in India have been using online training programmes to educate the trade about the destination. Country heads of different NTOs in India share their views. NISHA VERMA Vishal Bhatia, Country Manager—Tourism, India, VisitBritain Our online training programme ‘BritAgent’ was launched in India in 2011 and …

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Exploring tourism growth segments

Some segments of Indian outbound tourism are showing maximum gain. To identify these segments-from small groups, large groups, leisure travellers, incentive travel or other categories-TRAVTALK speaks with industry players.   INDER RAJ AHLUWALIA Sulaiman Suip, Director, Touralism Maysia With middle class families spending more on foreign travel, India is a …

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South Africa wins the wildlife game

For outbound travel agents, wildlife tourism is a growing sector as more and more Indians are pacing towards adventurous holidays overseas, exploring foreign wildlife. Moreover, when it comes to naming a favourite wildlife destination among Indians, the trade’s verdict is South Africa, while India still needs to up its game …

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South Africa awaits 100,000 Indians in 2017

South African Tourism hopes that the ranking of India will raise higher from the 8th spot, with its annual mega training event aptly titled ‘Learn South Africa’. The target is to cross 100,000 Indian tourists this year. South African Tourism (SAT) picked Mumbai to start its 17-city training programme that …

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Time to don new cape in S Africa

South African Tourism aims to bring to the forefront all its unexplored natural bounties and showcase more than just Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban, reveals Sisa Ntshona, CEO, South African Tourism in an interview with TRAVTALK. KARISHMA KHANNA FROM DURBAN Q) Please share your inbound traffic numbers in terms of …

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South Africa promises ‘wow’ moments

With 65 products on showcase at its annual roadshow this year, South African Tourism is all set to achieve double-digit growth from India with its new campaign, claims Hanneli Slabber, Country Manager — India, South African Tourism. South Africa recorded 27 per cent growth, with 81,429 arrivals from India by …

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